Trump Administration Took 176 Deregulatory Actions In 2018 Saving $23 Billion

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 20th, 2018 at 7:44 am

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Filed Under: Budget, Economy, Federal Government, Leadership, National, News, Republican, Spending

The Trump administration on Wednesday reported $23 billion in savings from 176 deregulatory actions in fiscal year 2018. Even more consequential, the administration has issued 65 percent fewer “significant” rules—those with costs that exceed $100 million a year—than the Obama administration, and 51 percent fewer than the Bush administration, after 22 months in office.

Barbour’s Mississippi History Suggests BGR Claims Could Stand Double-Checking

By Keith Plunkett | October 20th, 2018 at 3:40 am

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Keith Plunkett is a Policy Consultant, Editor, Writer, Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com. http://mississippipep.com/profilegrid_blogs/keith-plunkett/

Filed Under: Commentary, Contributor, Ethics, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Governor, Haley Barbour, Keith Plunkett, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, MS State Government, National, News, Opinion, Politics

How many times has Barbour been provided a hefty reward for lobbying after he had claimed he wasn’t?

Charter School Authorizers Approve Two New Schools In Jackson

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 17th, 2018 at 7:49 am

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Filed Under: Charter Schools, City of Jackson, Delta, Education, Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board, MS State Government, News

The board rejected an application by MS Delta Academies to open a school serving grades 6-8 in Leflore County.

Auditor’s Investigation Into Canton Municipal Utilities Purchasing Finds Widespread Violations

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 16th, 2018 at 2:59 pm

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Filed Under: Central Mississippi, Democrats, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, Mississippi Municipalities, MS State Government, News, Spending

The largest single demand was issued to the former executive director Kenneth Wayne Jones in the amount of $78,612, which includes an illegal severance settlement agreement paid by Canton Municipal Authority to Jones, and several electronic items.

Merle Flowers Issues Threat To McDaniel Supporters On Behalf Of Mitch McConnell

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 15th, 2018 at 9:01 am

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Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Elections, Ethics, Federal Government, Merle Flowers, Mississippi, News, Political Action Groups, Politics, US Congress

Merle Flowers, leader of the Mississippi Victory Fund, warned a prominent Chris McDaniel supporter’s girlfriend that “Mitch McConnell will leave no stone unturned, including Personal Stuff.” Flowers made the threat in a text message.

Mississippi Senate Holds Hearing About Felony Voting Ban

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 8th, 2018 at 11:32 am

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Filed Under: Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, News

A Mississippi Senate committee has held a meeting to hear concerns about the state’s lifetime voting ban for felons convicted of certain crimes. WLBT-TV reported Friday that Senate Judiciary B committee heard from several people living with the ban. Mississippi is one of several states that impose a lifetime voting ban on people convicted of […]

Ocean Springs Mayor Not Backing Down: Board Votes To Recoup Legal Fees From “Frivilous” Lawsuit.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 22nd, 2018 at 11:21 pm

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Filed Under: Gulf Coast, History, Mississippi Municipalities, News, Public Service, Spending, State Flag

From the day it was filed, Ocean Springs city leaders called a recent lawsuit filed over the state flag “frivolous.” Now they’re taking action to get back the money they spent on legal bills. During a meeting Friday, the Ocean Springs Board of Aldermen voted during executive session to move forward with filing a claim to […]

[VIDEO] Mississippi National Guard’s 155th Receives Commendation

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 10th, 2018 at 1:42 pm

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Filed Under: Leadership, Mississippi, News, Principles of Freedom, Public Service

Soldiers in the Mississippi National Guard’s 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team are receiving a big commendation for a deployment dating back more than 13 years. (Video Below Courtesy of DoD) This weekend in Fort Bliss, TX, the 155th was presented with the Navy Unit Commendation at a ceremony. The award was given as a result […]

Groups Scoring Cindy Hyde-Smith Show Votes More in Line With Liberals Than Conservatives.

By MississippI PEP Staff | June 5th, 2018 at 1:14 am

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Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Feature Stories, Federal Government, Immigration, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, News, Political Action Groups, Politics, US Congress

A watchdog group seeking to stop illegal immigration, gave Cindy Hyde-Smith a failing grade of just 25%. By comparison, the same organization gave liberal Senator Bernie Sanders the same failing grade at 24%, as well as Mississippi Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson at 22%, making Cindy Hyde-Smith nearly aligned ideologically on immigration with Mississippi’s only Democrat in Congress and the socialist Senator from Vermont. Conservative Senator Ted Cruz scored a 96%.

Only 6,000 Requests For Absentee Ballots Indicates Probable Low Turnout For June 5 Primaries.

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 30th, 2018 at 8:01 am

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Elections, Federal Government, Mississippi, MS Secretary of State, MS State Government, News, Politics

With 1.8 million registered voters, only about 6,000 people have requested absentee ballots. Mississippi’s top elections official said Tuesday that a “disappointing” number of absentee ballots have been requested for the June 5 party primaries for U.S. House and Senate. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said in a state with 1.8 million registered voters, only […]